Incoming college freshmen pursing an agriculture-related degree can earn scholarships from GreenStone Farm Credit Services. Students in four-year programs can earn $2,000 scholarships, while those in two-year programs can earn $1,000 awards.
To qualify, applicants must reside within GreenStone's territory, which includes Michigan and select counties in northeastern Wisconsin; must be a full-time high school graduating senior; have at least a 3.0 grade point average; and plan to study an agriculture-related field. In addition, applicants should demonstrate participation and leadership in school, community and agricultural activities. Complete details are available within the scholarship application: http://bit.ly/17GreenStoneScholarship.
Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 27, and arrive at GreenStone’s corporate office in East Lansing no later than March 6. Payment will be made after GreenStone receives a transcript identifying a successful completion of the first semester.